Appeals court weighs life sentences for juveniles
ATLANTA - The U.S. Supreme Court has already ruled that juveniles cannot be sentenced to death, and that they also cannot be sentenced to life in prison without parole for rape and other non-homicide offenses. But what about those juveniles who were convicted of murder?
Gabe case judge under fire
ATMORE, Ala. (AP) - A man condemned for the 1987 killing of his daughter's 16-year-old boyfriend in rural south Alabama has been executed by lethal injection.
Phillip Hallford was pronounced dead at 6:26 p.m. Central Standard Time on Thursday at Holman Prison. When asked if he had any final words, he said, "No."
|Phillip Hallford executed for killing daughter's boyfriend | Dothan Eagle|
|Crime victims hold candlelight vigil at Alabama AG's office
Video: Crime victims who have lost loved ones gathered for a VOCAL (Victims of Crime and Leniency) candlelight vicil Friday, April 23, at the Alabama Attorney General's Office in Montgomery.
|Crime Victims Candlelight Vigil|
|Killen man receives state volunteer award|
|Local events helping to emphasize nonviolence|
|Group works to aid all crime victims|
"The offical unveiling of the Judge Jerry M. White Award for the Southeastern Regional
There were over 70 attorneys, chiefs of police, prosecutors, and sheriffs in attendance. The Attorney General's Office officiated.
|Angel House, home for victims of crime, to impact community|
|Supporting victims’ rights|
|Renovations continue on new Wiregrass Angel House|
|Parole Hearing for Murderer of Quenette Shehane|
|Medical Furlough Act|